Some States Enact New Fingerprint Background Check Laws

In an effort to improve the safety of schools and childcare, some states have recently enacted new fingerprint backgroun...

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Trucking Industry Roundup: Safe Hiring in a Challenging Space

The trucking industry plays a critical role in the economy, but hiring has become problematic in recent years. A look ar...

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How Should Businesses Approach Hiring the Formerly Incarcerated?

A vast number of Americans have been incarcerated, and the challenges they face upon release often include getting a job...

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Why Pre-Employment Screening & Ongoing Criminal Monitoring Really Matter

Are tools to screen for past crimes or recent criminal acts really worth the effort to obtain and use? Yes—very much so....

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Teachers Accused of Abuse: Highlighting the Importance of Protecting Students

In this quick roundup of recent news, we look at how failures and lapses at the institutional level can leave students v...

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Nationwide Housing Crisis Drives Controversy Over Tenant Screening

With a housing market leaving many buyers shut out and a rental market burdened by inflation, controversy has erupted ov...

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Lengthy Background Checks in the Cannabis Sector Can Delay Business Openings

Background checks are an important part of the marijuana industry, from the licensing process to the staffing of individ...

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Screening Summer Camps for a Safe, Fun Season

Camps are a major part of the summer season, and for parents who work, camps and summer daycares are a vital asset. What...

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Can Accusations of a Crime Do as Much Damage as a Conviction?

Following a 2008 murder, police charged a man and held him in jail for more than eight years before he was acquitted. Th...

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